The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
The knowledge of all things is possible
A child miseducated is a child lost.
All sciences are vain and full of errors that are not born of Experience, the mother of all Knowledge.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The secret of life is not enjoyment but education through experience.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.